The U.S. Marshals Service said that the online auction would be held on Aug. 22, and that potential bidders must register by Aug. 18. The bitcoin are worth about $1.6 million, according to th... Read More
The agency said in a statement today that the bitcoins being sold are connected to a number of criminal and civil cases that have been pursued by the US government in recent years.
These include bi... Read More
Announced on 30th May, the auction finds E&Y auctioning 24,518 BTC (worth roughly $19m at press time) over a 48-hour period that began at 12:01am AEST today. As previously reported, the bitcoins were ... Read More
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In statements, EY Transactions partner Adam Nikitins said he believes that the auction is likely to attract buyers from North America and Europe, as they were among t... Read More
The US Marshals Service (USMS) has revealed that its fourth and final auction of confiscated Silk Road bitcoins resulted in four winners.
The public announcement adds certainty to the speculation s... Read More
Why one small Washington town has seen so many bitcoin miners move in
A small town three hours east of Seattle is turning into the epicenter of bitcoin mining in the United States. Wenatchee, Washington is home to a dozen of the largest bitcoin and
U.S. State Regulators Hit BitConnect With Second Cease-And-Desist
BitConnect's planned initial coin offering (ICO) has attracted another cease-and-desist letter from U.S. state regulators, marking the second time this month.
In a release dated Jan. 9, the regulat
Cryptocurrencies stage big comeback after trading ban fears wane; bitcoin surges 7 percent from low
The world may not be ending for digital currencies after all. South Korea's Justice Minister Park Sang-ki said on Thursday that a bill is being prepared to ban all cryptocurrency trading on the
Goldman Sachs says ‘the bar looks high’ for bitcoin to thrive as real money
Bitcoin's application as a form of real money is likely easier said than done, according to a new report from Goldman Sachs. In a report exploring the cryptocurrency as money in the classic sense,